The Law firm was founded by José A. Otero B. in July 21st, 1923. Upon the return of Miguel Otero L. in 1957 from the United States, after having received the Degree of Master in Comparative Law, the Law Firm started to practice as counselors for international corporations and foreign investors doing business in Chile. In this activity, the Law Firm has more than 40 years of experience, not only serving foreign clients but also counseling Chilean corporations and clients doing business abroad, mainly in the United States and Europe.
Every attorney working for the Law Firm has been personally trained in such a way that their working system, legal approach and performance permanently reflects a highly qualified, personalized and efficient service. Our attorneys work exclusively for the Law Firm and therefore the client receives immediate and personal assistance from any one and all of them, when necessary.
Our professional services cover all and every subject of Law required in corporate and business activities, such as taxation, labor law, corporate, business, mining and banking laws, environmental matters, foreign investment regulations and contracting, copyrights, trademarks, information technologies, etc.
The firm is also very active and well known in litigation matters, being specialized in protection writs at the level of Appeal Courts and the Supreme Court of Justice of Chile and in arbitration. It is the only Chilean firm member of the Employment Law Alliance (www.employmentlawalliance), the most important world network of lawyers specialized in labor issues.